A floppy disk with only one side prepared for storing data. Single-sided disks have half as much storage capacity as double-sided disks. All modern floppies are double-sided.
- single sign on
See single signon.
- single signon
An authentication process in a client/server relationship where the user, or client, can enter one name and password and have access to more than one application or access to a number of resources within an enterprise. Single signon takes away the need for the user to enter further authentications when switching from one application to […]
- single-system image
Abbreviated SSI. A form of distributed computing in which by using a common interface multiple networks, distributed databases or servers appear to the user as one system. In other words, the operating system environment is shared by all nodes in the system.
- singlemode fiber
In fiber optics technology singlemode fiber is one of two types of fiber currently in use. It is a single strand of glass fiber for a single ray (or mode) of light transmission. Singlemode fiber is used for long distance transmission. Compare with multimode fiber.
- Siphoning Definition
In SEO, siphoning is a technique used to “steal” traffic that would normally be directed to another website in search engine results. Siphoning could be the fraudulent use of spyware or cybersquatting to steal the traffic, or it could refer to those who copy a webpage with the content slightly altered to direct the Web […]